Treatment of Failing Dental Implants with LAPIP

At this time, a consistently effective and predictable treatment approach or guideline for failing dental implants due to peri-implantitis has not been developed.  Laser Assisted Peri-Implantitis Procedure (LAPIP) is being used for failing and ailing implants, using...

Frequency of Dental Implant Maintenance

At the current time, there is no consensus about the frequency of dental implant maintenance. Two important parameters that will help decide the frequency are: The health of patient’s overall dentition The health of the peri-implant tissue The following guidelines...

Open Contacts of Dental Implant Restorations

An open contact often develops between a restored dental implant and an adjacent natural tooth when initially there was an interproximal contact. An open contact can result in trapping of food which can lead to periodontal problems and caries.  According to a review...

Burning Mouth Syndrome

Patients who have the chronic pain condition known as “burning mouth syndrome” (BMS) endure an unremitting burning sensation in the mouth, usually without any visible abnormalities or unusual laboratory findings. Approximately some 2.5% to 5.1% of people in the...

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